Update 7:30 p.m: The Rangeland Fire is 250 acres and 60% contained. A firefighter has suffered minor injuries. Units will remain on scene through tomorrow. SDG&E's air crane has been assisting in battling the blaze (photo).
August 9, 2018 (Ramona)-- The Rangeland Fire in Ramona has burned approxiamtely 150 acres near highway 78 and Rangeland Road. The blaze, which began mid-afternoon with structures threatened.
The fire is 30 percent contained and forward spead has been halted, Cal Fire reports.
Sign up to receive free East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts via email at the top right side of our homepage and you can also receive our free weekly e-newsletter with top news and events in East County. You can also follow EastCountyAlert on Twitter for brief text alerts on your mobile phone. We recommend all of the above since you can't know which form of communication will work best in a major regional emergency. Thanks to our sponsor, Grossmont Healthcare District, for supporting our alerts and helping to keep you safe and informed.